CNI Hackathon '22 Data Science Challenge AI Challenge Register Forum

Greetings, fellow coders! 😊
Welcome to CNI Hackathon 2022. 🎉

The Centre for Networked Intelligence (CNI) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is organizing the CNI Hackathon 2022. The hackathon is divided into two tracks: Data Science Challenge and AI Challenge.
Data Science Challenge
Create a model to estimate the travel time, in minutes, between source-destination pairs using a Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) dataset.

AI Challenge
Create a bot that competes with another bot for conquering more cells (area) in a grid.

Important dates
# Event Date
1Registration opensTBD
2Release of problem statementsTBD
3Submission deadlineTBD

Winners will be declared separately for each of the two tracks. They will be eligible for exciting rewards worth up to ₹ 1.75 lakhs (NOT cash) for both the tracks as indicated below:
Team Rank Title Reward limit (in ₹)
1Winner 🥇₹ 1,00,000
2First Runner Up 🥈₹ 50,000
3Second Runner Up 🥉₹ 25,000

  1. Only bachelor or master degree students are eligible for rewards. PhD students and other non-student individuals are not eligible.
  2. The winners will individually select an item/gadget of their choice from Amazon. We will communicate with the winners, obtain information regarding their choices, and place the order of these items on Amazon.
  3. The item must fall in either of the following categories on Amazon: Computers & Accessories, Electronics, Amazon Devices, or Musical Instruments.
  4. The item of choice must fall within the applicable reward limit. In case of a two member team, the total worth of the reward must not exceed the mentioned limits. For example, in case a team is the winner, one of the team members may choose a laptop worth ₹ 60,000, while the other may choose a smartphone worth ₹ 39,000.
  5. A person is eligible for exactly one item. In case of a two member team, the members will eligible for one item each.



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